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Legal Statutes: North Carolina

UPDATED August 17, 2016

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Article 53B. Firearm Regulation

back to top14-409.39. Definitions

The following definitions apply in this Article:

(1) Dealer.--Any person licensed as a dealer pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 921, et seq., or G.S. 105-80.

(2) Firearm.--A handgun, shotgun, or rifle which expels a projectile by action of an explosion.

(3) Handgun.--A pistol, revolver, or other gun that has a short stock and is designed to be held and fired by the use of a single hand.
1995 (Reg. Sess., 1996), c. 727, § 1, eff. June 21, 1996.